BLUES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Backes, Tarasenko score; Blues hold off Panthers 5-3

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) David Backes, Jaden Schwartz and Robby Fabbri scored in the first period and the St. Louis Blues cruised to a 5-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Friday night. Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen also scored for the Blues, and Colton Parayko had two assists. Derek MacKenzie, Aaron Ekblad and Jonathan Huberdeau scored for Florida, and Jaromir Jagr had two...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

There's no blaming stingy Elliott for Blues' recent doldrums

ST. LOUIS -- Brian Elliott is on a roll. Too bad the St. Louis Blues have little to show for it.During a prolonged scoring slump, the veteran goalie's play has bordered on spectacular. He has seized the opportunity since Jake Allen was sidelined by a knee injury in early January.The 30-year-old Elliott has allowed one or fewer goals in regulation and overtime in five of his last...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: St. Louis Blues no longer interested in Jonathan Drouin

Back at the beginning of January, Jonathan Drouin requested a trade from the Tampa Bay Lightning. Since then, he’s been suspended by his club and he’s been connected to a variety of teams in the ol’ rumor mill. One of the teams believed to be the closest to making an actual offer for the for 20-year-old forward were the St. Louis Blues. Apparently the Blues are no longer interested...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues Power Play Lifts St Louis Past Minnesota 4-1

After an eight game scoreless stretch with a man advantage, it was the Blues power play that attributed for 3 out of the 4 goals tonight as the home team firmly handled the struggling Minnesota Wild. Brian Elliott was once again stellar in goal. Turning away 38 of 39 shots, 24 of which came in the second period. After a much criticized lack of production by most of the Blues top...
Via STLSportsMinute
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues Beat Nashville 1-0

In a somewhat uneventful 55 minutes of hockey it wasn’t until late in the third period that the St Louis Blues finally decided to wake up and take control of a very slow developing game. Brian Elliott earned his 31 career shutout as the Blues squeaked out a 1-0 win in Nashville. The lone goal came from Troy Brouwer when he deflected a shot from Alex Pietrangelo with 1:05 left in...
Via STLSportsMinute
11 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues in Tough Position for NHL Trading Deadline

It’s that time of year again when NHL teams have the opportunity to define their season as buyers or sellers in anticipation of the trading deadline. Some teams may have a clearer idea of their stance toward the deadline based on the standings. Others may face obstacles in pursuit of an aggressive deadline rush, such as the St. Louis Blues. Although St. Louis’s 64 points ranked...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

St Louis Blues Mid-Season Report

Well Blues fans it’s finally here, the All-Star break. A time when we all take a break from the daily grind of hockey (unless you count the ASG but I don’t because that’s not really hockey). It’s a time when we step back, hit the reset button, and get ready for the big push towards the playoffs and hopefully past that. It’s been a wild year so far. A far cry from the consistent...
Via STLSportsMinute
18 days ago  |  Discuss

How Good Are The St. Louis Blues Without Jake Allen?

Jake Allen was having a stellar NHL season with the St. Louis Blues before suffering an injury on Jan. 8. He was surely a dark horse Vezina candidate with a 18-10-3 record, a 2.17 goals against average, and a 0.924 save percentage. His five shutouts are good for second in the NHL, and many believed the Blues would struggle without their breakout goaltender. However, when looking...
Via The Sports Quotient
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues could see the Backes contract situation playing out in several ways

The David Backes contract situation with the Blues remains unresolved. The team reportedly offered Backes a contract not too long ago worth about $5.5 million a year for three years, but Backes and his agent declined. Since then, the two sides have been in contact but another offer hasn’t been extended. For the Blues, there are several different ways this situation could unfold...
Via Frozen Notes
21 days ago  |  Discuss

And now Berglund looks like Jaskin

Remember when Patrik Berglund looked a lot like Alexander Steen on a recent Blues broadcast? This time he’s got a whole new identity, courtesy of Dmitrij Jaskin. You had ONE job, video graphics guy. I'm Jaskin you to change it… #NotBerglund #stlblues pic.twitter.com/DTOtL06svm — Hitch's Hat (@HitchsHat) January 23, 2016 Who else wishes this goof became a regular thing done...
Via Frozen Notes
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues have delayed trade talks due to injuries

The St. Louis Blues have popped up in a ton of trade rumors over the last few weeks, but to date the organization hasn’t made any major deals. The Blues have been connected to the trade talk surrounding Tampa Bay’s Jonathan Drouin, while Kevin Shattenkirk and Robby Fabbri have been rumored to be on their way out of St. Louis. With all of the smoke, where’s the fire? Injuries...
Via Puck Drunk Love
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury updates on Bouwmeester and Gunnarsson

The good news is that the Blues are starting to regain their health on defense. The bad news is that it may still be a game or two until Jay Bouwmeester (concussion) and Carl Gunnarsson (upper-body) are back to full health. Both players skated on Sunday, but Gunnarsson has already been ruled out for Monday’s game against the Penguins while Bouwmeester’s status will be decided...
Via Frozen Notes
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: St. Louis Blues fans chant ‘Kroenke sucks!’ (Video)

There are many fans in the St. Louis area who are angry that their NFL franchise is relocating to Los Angeles, and the vast majority of that anger has been directed toward Rams owner Stan Kroenke. Rams fans feel that Kroenke lied to them about his intentions when he bought the team in 2010 and has remained silent since, all the while working toward his goal to move to L.A. After...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

The Blues are reportedly shopping Kevin Shattenkirk

Kevin Shattenkirk’s name is once again popping up in trade rumors around the NHL. Over the summer, Shattenkirk’s name surfaced several times as the St. Louis Blues reportedly spoke with the New York Rangers and the Philadelphia Flyers about a possible transaction. Those talks cooled – if not halted – as the Blues ended up trading T.J. Oshie to the Washington Capitals. Now...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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